American Flyer 970 Seaboard Walking Brakeman Box CarAn American Flyer 970 Seaboard walking brakeman box car in C-6 (Very Good) condition made from 1956 through 1957. There are some minor nicks and scratches, rub marks in the paint finish, and an area on the roof with some black residue (see photo). A new knap pad was installed to keep Smitty on the go. It has been checked and he moves back and forth when power is applied. The decals are original. The catwalk ends are complete. There is no rust and the knuckle couplers work good. It is a good operating piece. This is a consignment sale with no box and being sold as is .
If you have any questions regarding any specifics, please do ask. It is the eBay way.Per TCA grading standards: C-7 Excellent - all original minute scratches and paint nicks, no rust and no missing parts. No distortion of component parts. C-6 Very Good - Minor scratches and paint nicks, minor spots of surface rust, free of dents. May have minor parts replaced .
I am a long time member of the TCA and firmly believe in adhering to its bylaws and grading standards. The grading is based upon appearance only .Rules: All eBay rules apply. US and Canada bidders only. Payment must be made within 10 days of auction close.
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